Covid-19 guidance document for England published

A guidance document has been produced by BASC to help those who run game shoots to identify and manage risks posed by Covid-19 on shoot days. The document is currently England specific, but guidance for Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales will be available in due course. Dan Reynolds, BASC director of England, said: “BASC has been working intensively on creating guidance for shoots to help them address the risk of COVID-19 this coming season.” “With guidance across the UK continually being updated this document is not exhaustive, but focuses on the areas that could present a risk. It is our aim to see all forms of shooting undertaken and the wider benefits of our actions achieved, whist remaining in the parameters of government guidance.” Download - BASC covid-19 guidance for game shoots in England

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Meeting the public while out shooting

Meeting members of the public while out shooting can be an opportunity to educate them about the benefits, however sometimes it can be more challenging. Peter Marshall explains what to do if you meet a member of the public while out shooting.

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Cleaning Shotguns

With the season over and most shooters now finding they have time on their hands, it’s a good opportunity for a spot of maintenance on your guns. BASC director of firearms Bill Harriman shows you how.

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End of season highlights

With the pheasant, partridge and wildfowl (above the high water mark) seasons finishing this weekend, BASC’s regional teams provide their highlights.

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The importance of rifle fit

As we all know, getting a gun that fits properly will help your shooting in leaps and bounds. However, when it comes to rifles, we often neglect this important aspect which can lead to some bad habits creeping in that will affect your accurate shooting.

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